Date: Saturday, October 21, 2017

Time: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location:     Northwest University

Ness Building  (campus map)

5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033

Please park behind the Ness Building.

Quick Reminders for all attendees:

  1. Resume – Bring printed copies & take advantage of the resume review workshop.
  2. Business attire – A professional photographer will be taking headshots. Although business attire is not required, it’s best to dress for success!
  3. Business cards – If you have personal business cards bring them, as they will be valuable during the Networking Expo.
  4. Print or download on your computer/phone the 2017 Transitions Program when it becomes available!


Time What
8:30 – 9:00 AM Registration & Check-In (Enter the Ness Academic Center through the Rice Hall)
9:00 – 9:15 AM Welcome Remarks & Announcements
9:15 – 9:45 AM Presentation:Rob Uy
9:45 – 10:45 AM Presentation:Levi Davenport from NW, Marketing Yourself for Occupational Success While Understanding Transition
10:45 – 11:00AM Break & Set-up for Breakout sessions
11:00 – 12:30PM
(two 40 min sessions – attendees will be split into two groups & speakers will switch groups at 11:40 AM)
Panel Discussion: A:
Utilizing your Japanese Language Skills
Panel Discussion: B
Staying Connected to Japan & Expanding Your Network through JETAA & Community Involvement
12:30 – 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30– 3:00 PM
(two 40 min sessions – attendees will be split into two groups & speakers will switch groups at 2:10 PM)
Mini-Presentation A:
LinkedIn Best Practices & Tips
Mini-Presentation B:
“JET Lag”
3:00 – 4:30 Resume Review / Profile Photos (Appointments required)
3:00 – 3:45 PM

(Doors will open for Ticket holders at 2:50 PM)

Alumni-Led JET Program & Japanese Government Scholarship Information Panel. Additional speakers will join panel to discuss alternative post-graduation options.
Free session open to anyone who wishes to attend; however, registration is required. Tickets will be provided when you check in at the event registration desk.
3:00 – 4:30 PM Networking Expo & “Face Time” – opportunity to meet one-on-one with Keynote & Panel Speakers, Alumni Advisors & Community Representatives
4:20 PM End of Program / Raffle – Closing Remarks
4:30 PM Program Ends